A Real Ride

Finally, I did it. I tacked up Berry, and I just got on and rode.  I put on my stickiest breeches, pulled out the dressage saddle and tacked up. As I lunged Berry again, it came to me that there really wasn’t a way to make her easy. I’ve had her a long time, dealt […]

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Excitement in the Field

My husband told me the horses were running around the field. Well, he actually said, “That idiot horse is tearing up the field again.” I might be paraphrasing here, but the meaning was clear. (Also, he was referring to Berry this time, not my other idiot. But when I went out, both were running around, […]

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Finally, I Ride Again

It’s been a while since I rode. The last time was at a polo lesson last August. The last time I rode Berry was a few months before that, although I can’t remember exactly when it was. Late Spring, I would guess.  I hadn’t been riding Berry because of the trailering incident. I probably rode […]

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First Ride of the Year

The last time I rode was in a lesson at the beginning of December. My goodness, how time flies! I’m definitely looking forward to the longer days of sunshine! And I’ll need to take advantage of every moment I have, as I signed up for two lessons in February through a riding club I joined. They […]

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The Maiden Voyage

horse in trailer

I had the trailer, I had some time, so it was time to use the trailer. I didn’t have any purpose to go anywhere, but I needed to test it out!  The first part of my new trailering experience was loading up the dressing room. To someone who already has a dressing room, this may […]

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